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Modi must address India's fiscal divide

New Delhi needs to allay suspicions over tax revenue redistribution

| India

A political storm is brewing in India over proposals to change how collected taxes are divvied up among the national government and the country's 29 states.

Southern states are up in arms about possible changes that would see their revenue share decline. These states are relatively wealthier than their northern counterparts, so their residents already pay more in taxes.

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